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In this article, I’ll explore eight different ways you can use chickens in the garden. You’ll discover how you can put chickens to work by providing nitrogen for your compost pile, replacing machine tillers, fertilizing your garden, turning compost, spreading mulch, disposing of your garbage, controlling pests and sanitizing your orchard.

In this article, I’ll explore eight different ways you can use chickens in the garden. You’ll discover how you can put chickens to work by providing nitrogen for your compost pile, replacing machine tillers, fertilizing your garden, turning compost, spreading mulch, disposing of your garbage, controlling pests and sanitizing your orchard.

Homemade Chicken Feed Recipe • The Prairie Homestead

It can be challenging to find the perfect homemade chicken feed recipe. This simple formula makes it possible to adjust your chicken feed to your own needs.

Save Time by Using Chicken Power on Your Homestead • The Prairie Homestead

Learn how we save time and effort around our homestead by employing our flock of chickens to do the dirty work! They're handy for more than just eggs....

How Much to Plant Per Person in the Garden • The Prairie Homestead

I’m about to say something very controversial. Sacrilegious, even. Well, at least in homestead circles. Like always, a part of me is stoked for spring. STOKED, I tell you. The seedlings are growing in the basement, and I walk through the dormant garden about once every 3 days dreaming and planning. But a part of […]

Let's Make Life on the Homestead a little bit easier with this 70+ Hacks we have to know. #pioneersettler

70+ life hacks for homesteading, hobby farming, and more! These homestead hacks will make life on the farm just a little bit easier.

landscaping pavers for the stove base and corrugated steel for the surround of a wood stove with heat shields.

I’m a such a sucker for roaring fire. I grew up with wood heat, and to this day, if I’m in a house during winter without some sort of heat source to stand next to, my soul feels a bit empty. When we moved into our little prairie house in 2008, it only had a […]

121+ Skills for the Modern Homesteader. How many are you capable of? #homesteading #skills

Preserving food? Check. Driving a tractor? Check. Milking a goat? Check. For me, one of the most exciting aspects of modern-homesteading is learning new skills. When I first moved to Wyoming at the tender age of 18, I had an entire mental checklist of all the things I wanted learn and do. And as I’ve […]

growing fodder (wheat grass) for animals.. it also provide humans wonderful nutritional benefits when juiced, 2 fl oz a day!

I’ve recently become enamored with the concept of growing fodder for animals. Not only is it simple enough for even the smallest-scale homesteader to accomplish, but it’s also incredibly cost-effective. If you’re needing an economical, highly nutritious way to feed your homestead critters, a small-scale fodder system may be just what you’re looking for. I’m […]